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Celebrate Dr. Martin L. King Jr

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Madden Hills
Learn fascinating historical facts about Dr. Martin L. King Jr.  Take a quiz to see how much you know about him and receive a treat!
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Winter Reads

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
Take home a book from one of our best of book lists to get a sweet treat from the ask me desk, because hibernating with a good book and snacks is just what you do in January. 
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Super Bowl 2018

Friday, February 02, 2018
Madden Hills
Football fans: How much do you know about the biggest game of the year? Test your knowledge by completing the Super Bowl Trivia Game.  The person with the most correct answers will win a prize!  In case of a tie there will be an "Overtime Question" and the person who answers correctly will be declared the official winner.  Open to grades 7 thru 12.  One entry per person will be counted.
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Teen Fiction Contest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our annual Teen Fiction Contest.  See any branch location or visit www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Count the Hearts Guessing game

Monday, February 12, 2018
Madden Hills
Guess how much candy is in the jar & complete the lovers quiz to win the jar of candy.  The patron who guesses the closest without going over will win the jar of candy and a gift card.
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The Art of Paper Folding

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Create Origami, Newspaper Hats, and Paper Airplane projects.   Directions ans supplies will be provided. Finished projects may be displayed in the Opportunity Space or taken home. Any Open Hours. All Ages. 
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Madden Hills
Learn fascinating and little known facts about African Americans who contributed to the American Dream.  See how many of the trivia questions you can answer to receive a prize!
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Express Yourself Writing Contest

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Northwest
Take advantage of this platform to express your thoughts, concerns, and accomplishments. Submission should be 250 words, typed or handwritten (legible). Entry form available at the Northwest Branch. First place - $75.00, Second place - $50.00, Third place - $25.00
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Heart-Breaker Candy Count

Saturday, February 17, 2018
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
How much candy is in the jar? Nearest guess wins a prize from the loot box. Must be in grades 7-12/ages 12-18 to win.
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The heART of Homeschool

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Vandalia
Opportunity Space

·     Homeschoolers of all ages will showcase their artistic talents and abilities during open hours in the Opportunity Space. This an ideal occasion for the community to enjoy and support the artistic endeavors of the community’s young people.  

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Meme Madness

Saturday, March 31, 2018
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
You know all the things. Now test that knowledge of some favorite shows, movies, books, memes, etc. in our pop culture quiz for a chance to win something from the loot box. Must be age 12-18/grades 7-12 to win.
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Teen Photo Contest

Saturday, March 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our 2018 Teen Photo Contest.  You may enter one time per category: color, black and white, digitally enhanced, and selfie.  Visit any library location or www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Homeschool Creative Writing

9:03 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilmington-Stroop
Rosewood Arts Center
Designed for homeschooled teens age 13-18 who are interested in developing their Creative Writing skills.  Class began in October and continues through June 2018. Five spots remain in this twice monthly class--which always meets on Monday. Register at our website or vial email sent to fkirchner@daytonmetrolibrary.org.  This program is being held at the Rosewood Art Centre, 2655 Olson D, Kettering, OH, while the new library is under construction.
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MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab B, 1st Floor
MVCTC Aspire Program at the Dayton Metro Library

Begin your preparation for the HSE (High School Equivalence) GED, HiSet, TASC with FREE Adult Classes offered by Miami Valley Career Technology Center at the Dayton Metro Library. Practice reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills that form the foundation of HSE success. Engage in workplace skills with Key Train/Work Keys training, ADP (Adult Diploma Program options) and studying with career coaching. Classes held at the Main Library Technology Lab B, 215 E Third Street, Mondays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Contact Miami Valley Career Technology Center Aspire program at 937-854-6287.


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Homeschool Science Lab Section A

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Rosewood Arts Center
Learn about Astronomy with other 4th through 8th grade students.  We'll meet the third Monday of each month from January through May of 2018.  Each month the lab will begin at 12:30 pm and end at 2:30. Four spots remain in this popular class.  Regsiter at our website or via email sent to fkirchner@daytonmetrolibrary.org.  This program is being held at the Rosewood Arts Centre—2655 Olson Dr., Kettering—while the new library is under construction.

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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Madden Hills
Got homework? Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direction.. It's FREE! Impress your teacher and improve your grades. You'll get a ROCK YOUR HOMEWORK! folder.
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Rock Your Homework

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Got homework? Friendly Homework Helpers can guide you in the right direction.. It's FREE! Impress your teacher and improve your grades. You'll get a ROCK YOUR HOMEWORK! folder.
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Homework Help

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Trotwood

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers. 

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Tween Gaming Time

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest
Children's Area
Come during this special time set aside for ages 9-12, and play the Wii U with your friends! 
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Homework Help

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt

Need a little help with your homework? There is homework help available to students of all ages and grades. Trained volunteers can assist students in find the reliable resources to provide the answers. 

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LEGO and Snap Circuit Buildathon

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Burkhardt
Community Room
Attention, building enthusiasts: Bring the whole family to the Library for an epic building bash! We’ll supply the LEGOs and the Snap Circuits—you supply the imagination.
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Choose a Book Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Miamisburg
Star Theater
Talk about books you choose and enjoy snacks, with a game, craft, or activity each month. For ages 10-14.  
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Teen Gaming

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Teen Art and Making

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Examples include sewing classes, crafts, science, and painting and drawing. Grades 7th-12th. Limited to 15 people, first come first serve.
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Open Computer Lab

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Electra C Doren
Community Room
Need more practice after your class or need additional help? Lab sessions are available to practice what you've learned. Library trainers will informally assist you with various computer related subjects. Registration is not required and is on a first come first served basis.
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